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What's going on in NZ and around the World?  Cool news!

From NZ Maths Week
Try some awesome challenges and see how well you can do!

Topic - The Commonwealth Games

         - Gold Coast

The Commonwealth Games Schedule

What's happening and when?  

The Games: Updates
What are some interesting events or happenings? Scroll down and read about an 11 Welsh girl, Anna Hursey competing in Table Tennis. How has she prepared for this?

GC The friendly games
What can you find out about these games? Scroll across and Dig a Little Deeper!  How does sport help to bring us together?


Topic - Waitangi Day

The treaty of Waitangi
What do you know? What do you want to find out?

What does Waitangi mean to us?
How do families/whanau remember Waitangi Day?

Waitangi - Kids' blog
All kinds of stuff for kids about Waitangi Day! Read some stories about Waitangi Day.


Topic - Our Place - What makes us New Zealand?

What is Kiwiana? What is an icon?

Kiwiana - How it started
Can you find kiwiana that you already know about?

Kiwiana study
Do you agree with these lists of Kiwiana items?

Kiwiana - Are these icons really what we're about?
Take a look at our Kiwiana stamps. Some good discussion points.

Kiwiana - Are Kiwis weird?
An ex-Australian looks at some of our habits and icons. Some good discussion points.


Our School Website
This is what your parents and the public can see about our school.

Images for Puhinui School
Can you find someone you know?


NZ Maths Week
Can you do the challenges and become a Maths Millionaire?

Writing Tips
Do you want to know how to write a good story

Informative writing
Why not use informative writing skills to make a newspaper?


BBC Science
Find out how things work and change!

BBC Bitesize
Find out about lots of things!

Science for Kids USA
Learn stuff, Play games, Watch videos!

Study Ladder
Get your teacher to help you log in.
Then try these great activities to help your learning

New Zealand Maths Week
Try some awesome activities here

Cool Maths Games:
Find out how good you are at these great maths games! Choose a maths topic and get started.

Math games
Try these great Place Value games    

Cool Maths 4 Kids
Try these cool activities and games to improve your maths skills?

Can you solve these math problems and challenges?
Can you solve the challenge?    

Check out your maths skills

Using Inspiration
Some good ideas for using Inspiration to help your thinking    

Spelling City
Try your spelling skills at Spelling City

Use a Dictionary
Find words, puzzles, & activities    

Natural Heritage Collection
Awesome site - great nature pics

Books Books Books
Review a book from our library and comment on other reviews.
Share your opinions!    

Wicked games to learn from!
Try these games and puzzles. See what you can learn!
New Zealand Authors
Information about many well-known New Zealand authors and their books.

Famous Authors

Find out about authors like Lemony Snickett, Andy Griffiths, Dick King Smith, Anne Fine, Judy Blume ... and many more!

Why is it important to pronounce Maori correctly?
Watch the video. Do you agree?

Practice your Maori pronunciation - listen and say.
Try saying the Maori alphabet.

Learn some common words and phrases
Listen and try them.

100 common Maori words
Listen and try some.

Maori words for festivals, days, months, seasons, greetings etc